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  • Small Town Street Photography: Silverton, Oregon #3

    Wandering the streets you never know what you’ll come upon as a moment to capture. I came across this moment while shooting in the historic small town of Silverton, Oregon. The contrast of the muted colors of the building with the bright colors of this woman’s clothing provides a visual tension I knew would just…

  • Small Town Street Photography: Silverton, Oregon #2

    Continuing with my self assigned small town street photography project. While exploring Silverton, Oregon, I was walking along the sidewalk and this image presented itself rather quickly. The red/yellow colors on the wall contrasted with the blue of the shawl. I chose to frame this differently and the visual tension works for me. Two quick…

  • Small Town Street Photography: Silverton, Oregon #1

    This is one of those moments that presented itself as I was meandering through the historic town. This husband and wife are sitting in a laundromat and I shot two images. I initially previsualized this as a black and white image the moment I released the shutter but as I looked at the color version,…

  • The barista & the customer

    When framing and a decisive moment intersect. The lighting, the framing and the conversion to black and white seem to just all work. I was waiting to order coffee at Archive Coffee & Bar in Salem, Oregon.

  • Archive Coffee #2

    The continued exploration of everyday life. While waiting for my coffee order at Archive Coffee & Bar in Salem, Oregon, I looked to my right and saw this image. Having a short telephoto lens attached, I snapped several variations of this image, but this one stood out the most to me. Having pre-visualized it as…

  • Archive Coffee

    Middle of 2019 I was in Salem, Oregon where I stopped by Archive Coffee & Bar for some quality coffee while out shooting some street photography. This moment happened as I was taking a sip and fortunately had my camera turned on with a medium telephoto attached. I was able to quietly snap two images. I previsualized this…